Oil paint, applied in heavy layers, becomes as visceral as flesh itself, each painted mark maintaining a supple, mobile life of its own.
There is a lot of contemplation over the ideal body that a female should have and if a women says she feels self-conscious about her weight or the imperfections on her body then a lot of reassurance will be given to her and she will be made to feel beautiful.
However, if a male says these things, then he is more likely to be made fun off or have his concerns overlooked. Poor body image for men could be much higher than speculated as men are less likely to share or seek help when they feel they are unhappy with their bodies.
I also want to look at the social acceptance of looking a certain way for both genders. Many older generations of society will not be as accepting towards people expressing their individuality through appearance with the likes of tattoos, piercings, makeup, hairstyles and clothing.
However, I want to show that appearance should not matter to society and that it should only matter how a person sees themselves.
Aim; To explore the idealised body expectation for both genders through media exposure and look into the effects it can have Show that appearance should not matter to society and that it is what is on the inside that counts. Show the effects unrealistic body expectations have on someone; mental health, body image issues, low self of esteem etc.
Research I am going to do; Idealised body expectation for both men and women through media exposure such a; Facebook, newspapers, magazines, etc.
Big white flesh in shorts and T-shirts. Saville has been noted for creating art through the use of a classical standard—figure painting. Saville has dedicated her career to traditional figurative oil painting.
Her paintings are usually much larger than life size. They are strongly pigmented and give a highly sensual impression of the surface of the skin as well as the mass of the body.
Her published sketches and documents include surgical photographs of liposuction, trauma victims, deformity correction, disease states and transgender patients. Wikipipedia Jenny Saville [internet] https: ORLAN is one of the most famous french artist internationally known.
She creates sculptures, photographs, performances, videos, and videogames, augmented reality, using scientific and medical technics like surgery and biogenetic. Those are only mediums for her, the idea prevails and the materiality pursues.
ORLAN makes her own body the medium, the raw material, and the visual support of her work. Her commitment and her liberty are an integral part of her work. She defends innovative, interrogative and subversive positions, in her entire artwork.
She is opposed to the natural determinism, social and politic and to all domination forms, male supremacy, religion, cultural segregation and racism, etc. Always mixed with humour, often-on parody or even grotesque, her provocative artworks can shock because she shakes up the pre-established codes.
The Reincarnation of Saint-Orlan, a new project that started ininvolves a series of plastic surgeries through which the artist transformed herself into elements from famous paintings and sculptures of women.
InDumas started painting heads and figures. The painting projects the disease of apartheid and Dumas acknowledges it as one of her favourites.
In the late s and early s, Dumas produced a series of works based around the subject of pregnancy and babies. Inshe gave birth to her daughter, Helena, and a great body of work followed. Each painting is large many times greater than life-size and each is composed vertically. She does not idealize her images; instead the babies are unattractive, squirming little beings with gnarled fingers and toes, bloated bellies, and wrinkled skin.
In the s, Dumas indirectly returned to the subject of apartheid.
The haunting and distorted faces and bodies of her figures are a product of her use of thinned down paint, wiping the pigment away from the canvas to create the washed out, smudged figures that are characteristic of her work.Jun 08, · Jenny Saville is a contemporary British figure painter born in femininity and idealized images of the female figure.
Saville traveled to NY in the mid ’s spending hours in the workplace of Dr. Barry Martin Weintraub, a plastic surgeon based in the city. A culture that obsesses with the body image and beauty. Jenny Saville at Gagosian. Captivated by the endless aesthetic and formal possibilities of the materiality of the human body, Jenny Saville makes a highly sensuous and tactile impression of surface and mass in her monumental oil paintings.
Subjects are imbued with a . Mar 08, · Since her debut in , Saville’s focus has remained on the female body, slightly deviating into subjects with “floating or in determinant gender,” painting large scale paintings of transgender people. Jenny Saville Plan Oil on canvas x cm x 84'' Jenny Saville Host Oil on canvas I’m looking at a photograph of your transvestite painting Passage and that passage that moves from the penis and balls to the belly is really about the anatomy of paint as it constructs the body.
Jenny Saville: I have to really work at. Browse Jenny Saville paintings, drawings, biographical information, and upcoming shows. Jenny Saville paints female nudes in extreme states of grotesque exaggeration. painting by jenny saville saw a show of her work last year and it was phenomenal!
In this essay I plan to discuss the work of the painter Jenny Saville, whose work I. Nov 02, · Since her debut in , Saville's focus has remained on the female body, slightly deviating into subjects with "floating or indeterminant gender," .